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eXact

Spectrophotometer

Offered in both Standard and Advanced models, the eXact combines industry-leading functionality with an easy-to-use interface to deliver the best solution for controlling, managing, and communicating color across the entire color workflow.

Setting the Standard for Color Management

The eXact spectrophotometer is offered in two configurations: Standard and Advanced. The eXact Standard is for press operators who want to ensure accurate printing of both CMYK and spot colors. The eXact Advanced model was designed for ink labs and quality control labs to provide enhanced functionality of quality control features, sample measurements, and the capability to store different user profiles.

The eXact is a unique combination of hardware and software programming to help operations get color right the first time – every time.

Benefits:

  • Best in Spot Color Support
    Fully integrated Pantone spectral data, support of the PantoneLIVE color digital workflow, and ink key adjustment recommendations for spot colors and CMYK.
  • Accurate and Consistent
    The advanced spectral engine and integrated white calibration ensures the highest accuracy and consistency with other instruments – all the time. Pair with NetProfiler to ensure accuracy and consistency across multiple measurement devices within a single facility or across geographies.
  • Configurable
    eXact allows the user to easily configure and control the instrument to the specific standards of a selected job.
  • Efficient
    Both the eXact Standard and Advanced are designed and engineered to bring efficiency to your operation with the ability to do simultaneous polarized and unpolarized measurements (M0, M2 and M3).
  • Expandable
    With a comprehensive portfolio of products, the eXact family integrates with many of X-Rite solutions to ensure true color consistency across the entire workflow.

 

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Specifications

Aperture 1.5 mm, 2 mm, 4 mm or 6 mm
Battery

Lithium Ion, 7.4VDC, 2200mAh

BestMatch Feature Yes
Calibration Automatic on integrated white reference
Color Spaces CIE L*a*b*, CIE L*C*h°, CIE XYZ and Yxy
Color Differences CIE ∆E* (1976), ∆ECMC, CIE ∆E* (2000), and CIE ∆E* (1994)
Communication Interface USB 2.0
Bluetooth (optional) - Class II
Configuration Options Bluetooth, NetProfiler
Density Range 0.0 D – 3.0 D
Density Standards Status A, E, I, T and G
Dimensions (length, width, height) 18 cm x 7.8 cm x 7.6 cm
7.1" x 3.1" x  3.0"
Embedded NetProfiler Support Yes
G7 Certification Yes
Humidity 30 to 85% RH (non-condensing)
Illuminants A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F7, F11, D12
Instrument Display Color touch-screen, 320 x 240 pixels
Inter-Instrument Agreement Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Languages Supported Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Light Source Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED
Industry Standards ISO 5-4:2009(E), ISO 13655:2009
Measurement Conditions M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3
Measurement Geometry 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E)
Measurement Time < 1 sec
NetProfiler Support Yes
Observers 2° and 10°
Operating Temperature Range 10°C to 35°C
50°F to 95°F
PantoneLIVE Support Yes
Pass / Fail Yes
Sample/Measurement Max. 5000 samples
Short Term Repeatability - White 0.05 ΔEab (standard deviation) White BCRA (Error compared to mean value of 10 measurements every 5 seconds)
Short Term Repeatability - Density '+/- 0.01 D for CMYK (Status E or Status T measurements, maximum error compared to mean value of 10 measurements every 5 seconds at 2.0 D except for M3 Yellow at 1.7 D)
Software Development Kit

Yes

Software Modes Densitometer, Standard, Advanced
Spectral Analyzer DRS spectral engine
Spectral Interval 10 nm
Spectral Range 400 nm to 700 nm
Spectral Reporting 400 nm to 700 nm with 10mm interval
Storage Temperature Range -20° to 50°C
-4° to 122°F
Standards More than 20'000 standards (incl. data for all M modes)
Voltage 12 VDC @ 2.5 A
Warranty 1 year
Weight  700 g
1.6 lbs.
What's Included? USB cable, power supply, CD with software and documentation, docking/charging station, quick start guide, carrying case, device certificate
3rd Party Software Supported

X-Rite ColorCert, X-Rite Color iQC, X-Rite InkFormulation, X-Rite NetProfiler and many others

Case Studies

UNIMAC Ups its Color Game with X-Rite Technology and Services

UNIMAC needed to improve its level of quality and consistency, and reduce the overall amount of waste in time and materials caused by the need to reformulate special inks during press runs, remake plates and re-manufacture work that does not meet internal or customer expectations.


Quick Compare

Measurement Geometry 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E) 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E) 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E)
Inter-Instrument Agreement Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Light Source Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED
Measurement Conditions M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3 M0, M1 (part 1) , M2 M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3
Measurement Time < 1 sec < 1 sec

< 1 sec

Spectral Analyzer DRS spectral engine DRS spectral engine DRS spectral engine
Spectral Interval 10 nm 10 nm 10 nm
Spectral Range 400 nm to 700 nm 400 nm to 700 nm 400 nm to 700 nm
Patch Size 3mm x 3mm
(with 1.5mm aperture)
Scan Length Max. 112 cm (44")
Scanning Speed 1.5 mm aperture on 4 mm patches:
Max: 180 mm (7”) / sec
Average 100 mm (3.9”) / sec

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